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Unraveling The Fake News About The NIO And Mercedes Partnership

The electric vehicle (EV) industry has been buzzing with speculation lately, fueled by rumors of a potential partnership between Chinese EV manufacturer NIO and the renowned German automaker, Mercedes-Benz. News has circulated hinting at a groundbreaking collaboration that could potentially reshape the EV landscape. However, recent statements from NIO suggest that these rumors might be nothing more than “false information.” A Denial in the Air Addressing the growing chatter, a NIO spokesperson swiftly put the brakes on the partnership rumors. Amidst the speculation, a video showcasing NIO’s CEO, William Li, giving a tour of a battery swap station was thought to be a hint at an impending partnership with Mercedes-Benz…. Continue Reading »


Tianqi Lithium Pours $150M In Mercedes-Geely Smart EV Alliance

In a crucial move towards furthering the development of electric vehicles (EVs), Tianqi Lithium, China’s largest lithium miner, has announced a substantial investment of $150 million in the electric vehicle joint venture of renowned auto manufacturers Mercedes-Benz and Geely Holding Group. This strategic investment comes as part of Smart Mobility’s Series A financing round, aiming to raise between $250 million to $300 million, and will allow Tianqi Lithium to expand its business scope and strengthen collaboration with carmakers. Growing Integration in the New Energy Vehicle Industry As the new energy vehicle industry continues to flourish, closer integration between the upstream and downstream sectors has become a prevailing trend. Recognizing the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz VAN.EA Platform For Electric Vans Officially Unveiled

Mercedes-Benz Vans is propelling the future of electric mobility with its cutting-edge VAN.EA platform. This modular and scalable architecture is purpose-built for electric vehicles (EVs), marking a significant step toward a fully electric future. By streamlining its product portfolio and focusing on efficiency, the three-pointed star marque aims to lead the way in electric vehicle innovation. Streamlining Complexity for Enhanced Synergies With the VAN.EA platform, Mercedes Vans is revolutionizing the design and production of electric vans according to MBUSA. By consolidating their midsize and large vans into a single architecture, the company plans to reduce complexity and enhance synergies, resulting in significant economies of scale. This streamlined approach enables Mercedes… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz CLA Runs Out Of Charge And Gets Towed By A Sprinter

Recently, a video surfaced online of a prototype of the Mercedes-Benz CLA electric vehicle (EV) running out of charge and getting towed by a Sprinter van. What Happened The footage was taken while the prototype was crawling on the road, struggling to make it to the Mercedes test center in northern Europe. The EV was just six miles away from the destination when it started to show signs of battery drain. Eventually, its power pack was completely depleted, and it could not go any further, stopping at approximately 1.6 miles away from the test center. The prototype was then towed for the rest of its journey by a diesel-fed Sprinter…. Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz EQG Breaks Down During Testing In Nurburgring

It’s not really new for test vehicles to break down along the way. After all, they are constantly pushed to their limit to check how far could they go and to determine whether or not there are serious issues that need to be addressed before their rollout to customers. This is exactly what happened to a Mercedes-Benz EQG that was recently being test driven at the Nurburgring endurance track. In the video uploaded by Carspotter Jeroen, the EQG can be seen in partial camouflage, hence, revealing that it retains the key styling elements of the G-Class it is based on. It’s still boxy and accentuated by its rigid body lines…. Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV Now on Sale Starting at €86,810.50

Mercedes-Benz just announced that the full-electric EQE SUV is now available for order including its AMG variant. The model is the more utility-centered version of the EQE sedan that came out last year. According to the press release of Mercedes, the EQE SUV starts at €86,810.50 (inclusive of VAT in Germany). The base trim of the EV, the EQE 350+, is powered by an electric motor positioned on the rear axle that can generate up to 288 hp and 416 lb-ft of torque. The 90.6 kWh battery pack of the auto lets it achieve between 302 and 370 miles at a full charge based on WLTP tests. This translates to… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz EQA Spy Shots Snapped During Its Winter Testing

At present, the Mercedes-Benz EQA is the smallest crossover in its maker’s electric vehicle range. If you haven’t been keeping track of the series as of late, it should be noted that it is about to enter three years in its production phase. That means the auto is already due for a facelift, considering how Mercedes runs its business. Recently, the EQA was seen by InsideEVs in the snow having its winter testing, and snapped some images of it. From the looks of it, the EV is about to get the typical mid-cycle refresh in some of its key areas if the level of its camouflage will serve as our… Continue Reading »


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